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Building a Successful Project Management Office is Subject of New Learning Tree Course

RESTON, VA (July 30, 2009)
Learning Tree International (NASDAQ NGM: LTRE) announced the introduction of a new course to join its Project Management curriculum titled Building a Successful Project Management Office.

Learning Tree will begin presenting Building a Successful Project Management Office in the U.S. in September 2009, in London, England in October 2009 and in Canada in November 2009.

The current schedule includes the following:

  • Washington, DC (Rockville, MD) — September 2-4, 2009
  • Los Angeles, CA — September 30-October 2, 2009
  • London, England — October 28-30, 2009
  • Toronto, ON — November 4-6, 2009

This schedule is subject to change. For further information and the latest course dates and locations, call 1-888-THE-TREE(1-888-843-8733) or visit

During the three–day course—led by an expert instructor—participants will learn how to:

  • Develop a Project Management Office (PMO) to improve project efficiency
  • Customize standards for project management methodologies, processes and procedures
  • Manage and validate compliance through centralized controls
  • Align project selection criteria with strategic organizational objectives
  • Create a Project Management Information System (PMIS) for better communication

Jennifer Urick, Vice President of Product Development for Learning Tree International, said, “By introducing this course, we offer management professionals the opportunity to gain the skills they need to implement an effective Project Management Office for the benefit of their organizations.”

Building a Successful Project Management Office is valuable for project managers, program managers, directors, team leaders and anyone working in a portfolio management capacity.

Building a Successful Project Management Office augments existing Learning Tree Courses, including the following:

  • Project Management: Skills for Success
  • Project Management for Software Development
  • Strategic Project Management: Achieving Organizational Goals
  • Program Management: Essential Skills for Your Portfolio's Success

About Learning Tree International

Learning Tree International is a leading global provider of highly effective, hands-on training to information technology professionals and managers. Since 1974, over 65,000 organizations have relied on Learning Tree to enhance the professional skills of more than 2.1 million employees. Learning Tree develops, markets and delivers a broad, proprietary library of instructor-led courses focused on web development; IT security; project management; operating systems; databases; networking; software development; and leadership, management and business skills. Courses are presented globally at Learning Tree Education Centers, on-site at client facilities, and can be attended via Learning Tree AnyWare™, the Company’s proprietary technology that connects participants via the web to the actual classroom, from their workplace or home. For more information about our products and services, call 1-888-THE-TREE (1-888-843-8733), visit, follow @LearningTree on Twitter or visit Learning Tree International's Facebook fan page.

Contact Information

Max Shevitz
Learning Tree International
Phone: (703) 925-5590

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